Ed Miliband’s Hugo Young lecture a fortnight ago focused on an issue which has consistently marked his time in opposition, the inequality of power; whether that is the inequality of power between media interests and people, an inequality of power between private sector interests and people, or – as is now emerging as a theme and acknowledged in J
There is some feature of an economy that means it regulates the way in which goods and services of value move around a market: are exchanged and traded. This immediately presents us with a challenge. There are services of value that are performed every day – sometimes throughout our lives, for which individuals receive nothing.
As a community activist in an area like many others where residents are seeing the impact of national cuts trickle down to local decision making, the words ‘judicial review’ seem to be the most frequent ones I hear. I don’t know what that says about me, or where I live, but there we are.
Aidan Burley, the Conservative MP, caused a stir on Twitter when he referred to the Olympics opening ceremony, directed by Danny Boyle, as ‘leftie multicultural crap’ He also tweeted, ‘Bring back red arrows, Shakespeare and the Stones!’
Obviously the sight of the brave Doreen Lawrence who fought for years for her son’s justice in the face of instit
The present Coalition government is considering, in its new Justice and Security Bill, a fundamental and undemocratic change to the way in which our justice system is run. The existence of secret hearings has always been controversial.